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Dennis Clement Benjamin

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Dennis Clement Benjamin, age 69, of Creola, Ohio died April 24, 2017 at the Ohio State University Medical Center.  He was born in Zanesville, Ohio on January 17, 1948 to the late Dean Wade Benjamin and Clarice (Parsons) Benjamin.  On May 12, 1977 he married Mary Josephine Hefner, together they shared 40 years of marriage.  Dennis is survived by his children, Dennis Wade (Heather) Benjamin, Timothy Benjamin, James (Melanie) Kesselring, Sharon (Charlie) Troyer and Rachel Groh; grandchildren, Corey, Maila, Trevor, Kaipo, Ariana, Devan, Seairra, Emma, Haley, Billy and Isabella; great-granddaughter, Kalyn; siblings, Ronald Benjamin, JoAnn Copperman, Sara Benjamin, Daniel Benjamin and Coral Allwein.  Dennis was a Veteran of the US Army.  He worked for Peabody Coal in Perry County.  Dennis loved baseball, especially watching his grandson, Billy, play ball and he was a devoted fan of the Cleveland Indians.  He enjoyed taking long drives with his friends and dearly loved spending time with his grandchildren.  Dennis will be missed by all who knew him. 

Arrangements entrusted to Ohio Cremation & Memorial Society.  Please visit to leave the family an online condolence.

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  • Cindy Hefner says:

    Sympathy and Hugs to the family💕

  • JoAnn Copperman says:

    my heart is breaking along with all members of the family. Denny was a good man, I loved him dearly and am glad he is at peace. I will miss him and always hold wonderful memories. Your Sister, Jo Ann

  • Mary Jo Benjamin says:

    I miss you Denny. I know you loved the Lord and I will see you in heaven, but my heart misses you so much.

  • John and Jan Slowter says:

    Sorry to hear of Denny’s passing. I am sure he will be missed by many. One of the nicest people I’ve known in my life. We will meet again, on the streets of gold.

  • Joe davis says:

    So sorry ,to hear about dennis..i will really miss him. Dennis (shifty: was a good guy. I will always remember are card games,we really had fun .i will see him in heaven.sorry mary jo.your friend,joe davis…..

  • Haley Benjamin says:

    I’m miss you grandpa! It’s so hard to think that your gone I will miss you forever and ever as I live! You put up a good fight! You make me want to never give up! Because you never did❤️ I miss you, love your granddaughter Haley

  • Wade Benjamin says:

    I miss you Dad more and more every day. I reach my phone to call you several times a week. Heather and I keep your memory strong with the kids. Billy says he knows you are watching him play baseball from heaven. He will always be your (skipper). Till i see you again in heaven. I will continue to try to live every day making you proud of me. Love your son. Wade

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